Alexandria Welcomes Metal Supermarkets, The World’s Largest Supplier of Small Quantity Metals

Retail-based Metal Supplier Brings Speed, Variety and Convenience to Alexandria

Alexandria, Va. – Infusing innovation into a legacy industry, Metal Supermarkets arrives in Alexandria as a disruptive force.

The world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals will open its newest location in Alexandria on Tuesday, September 6, instantly becoming the one-stop shop offering speed, variety and convenience for professionals and hobbyists alike. Metal Supermarkets stores specialize in the sales and distribution of all types and ranges of metal including hot and cold rolled, aluminum copper, brass and stainless in bars, tubes, angles, channel, sheet and plate to meet the needs of a wide and diverse variety of customers that require these essential products.

As the fourth location in Virginia, Metal Supermarkets Alexandria offers 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to each customer’s exact specifications. Brandishing its signature world class customer service, Metal Supermarkets will be the trusted metals supplier for local manufacturers, machinists, maintenance and repair, tool and die shops, hospitals, hotels, universities, schools, homeowners, artists, hobbyists and more in Alexandria.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to open a second Metal Supermarkets location,” said Theresa Lora, owner of Metal Supermarkets Alexandria. “The pandemic made running our first Metal Supermarkets store in Beltsville, Maryland a little challenging, but we had a great staff that helped make things easier. Now, we have an incredible staff at the Alexandria location that will provide the same tremendous support to area businesses and the Alexandria community.”

Theresa Lora and her husband Marcus opened their first store in 2015. Prior to joining the Metal Supermarkets team, the couple owned two other businesses, but recognized the need for Metal Supermarkets in their community in Beltsville. Following the success of the Beltsville store, Theresa wanted to expand the presence, opening her second location in Alexandria.

For additional information about Metal Supermarkets Alexandria, visit https://www.metalsupermarkets.com/location/alexandria/.

Each Metal Supermarkets location provides solutions to customers’ metal needs in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer categories. With a diverse product base and a no-minimum order quantity, Metal Supermarkets will quickly earn long-lasting relationships with customers as a result of delivering an exceptional customer experience.

“Our product is metal, but our passion has always been our customer service and providing businesses, homeowners and hobbyists with solutions to their metal needs,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “We have been impressed with the drive and commitment that Theresa and her team have displayed as she moves ahead to get Metal Supermarkets open in Alexandria to serve as an essential business to the community.”

With locations across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, the Alexandria opening comes amid a pivotal growth period for the international metal-supply business. Deemed an essential business, the supplier ensures each customer in Alexandria will always be able to acquire what they need. Metal Supermarkets provides a recession-resistant, innovative and durable opportunity for interested franchise investors.

Located at 6460 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA, 22312, Metal Supermarkets Alexandria is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, has more than 110 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom with 10 franchise locations in development. Known for its speed and convenience, Metal Supermarkets sells a wide variety of metals including Aluminum, Hot-Rolled Steel, Cold-Rolled Steel, Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel, Galvanized Steel, Tool Steel, Brass, Bronze and Copper. With highly specialized staff, customers can get the metal they need in a size that is convenient for them.

Metal Supermarkets is actively awarding franchises to candidates with strong customer service experience and an interest in a stable business opportunity. As the concept has grown in recent years, the Metal Supermarkets franchise opportunity is best suited for the owner-operator franchisee who is looking to build an income, create wealth for their family and leave a legacy. The moderate investment range for a Metal Supermarkets location is between $216,500 to $403,000, and qualified owners must have a minimum of $150,000 in liquid capital to be considered. To honor those who have served in the military, Metal Supermarkets offers a $5,000 discount for qualified veterans.

For additional information about the Metal Supermarkets franchise opportunity, visit https://metalsupermarketsfranchise.com/.

Metal Supermarkets

Metal Supermarkets is the world’s largest small-quantity metal supplier with over 125 brick-and-mortar stores across the US, Canada, and United Kingdom. We are metal experts and have been providing quality customer service and products since 1985.

At Metal Supermarkets, we supply a wide range of metals for a variety of applications. Our stock includes: mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, tool steel, alloy steel, brass, bronze and copper.

We stock a wide range of shapes including: bars, tubes, sheets, plates and more. And we can cut metal to your exact specifications.

Visit one of our 125+ locations across North America today.

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